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Ibba
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Hey guys,

I just thought to open a journal my trading as I started trading futures markets. Little bit about my trading experiance... I have been trading/Learing Forex markets for more than two years now. I always wanted to learn to read the market and I was using price action basically. After discovering Volume Spread Analysis I moved to futures market as it gives good volume data. I am with Infinityfutures becos I just liked the Infinity AT platform (DOM).

So my futures plans...
1) Create proper trading plan based on VSA.

2) ofcourse ..learn to follow it.

I am also thinking whether to follow several contracts or just try to concentrate on only one single contrat for the time been. will see.

Indicators - Just Volume and volume by price and support and resistance levels... tried pivots previously but feels like it takes my concentrations away from VSA.

Any comment will be greatly appreciated. I will be posting my chart in the next posts.

Ibba

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Looking forward to seeing your work.

Mike

Thanks mike. I am still unable to post charts as my post counts is below 5. anyway its 5 now. will post my charts

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Trade done yesterday,

I saw this massive volume pin bar. If it isnt selling how can it close in the middle? After that low volume up bar (not a nodemand though) closes in to the area of the previuos bar. Next bar was a doji type narrow spread bar with good volume. Not a good trade though. Managed to get couple of ticks.

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Thanks mike. I am still unable to post charts as my post counts is below 5. anyway its 5 now. will post my charts

FYI, you can always post charts, even on your 1st post. What you can't do is link to other sites, including third party image services. I strongly discourage using third party image services, because a large number of them die off, leaving posts and threads on forums with empty posts (no images). Better to use the forum itself to attach images, or you can use futures.io (formerly BMT)'s own image service, bmcharts.com - share your trades, which is guaranteed to be around as long as the forum

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FYI, you can always post charts, even on your 1st post. What you can't do is link to other sites, including third party image services. I strongly discourage using third party image services, because a large number of them die off, leaving posts and threads on forums with empty posts (no images). Better to use the forum itself to attach images, or you can use futures.io (formerly BMT)'s own image service, bmcharts.com - share your trades, which is guaranteed to be around as long as the forum

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I see. thats why i havent able to post my chart. I just edited my previuos post. its beter in the long run

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I see. thats why i havent able to post my chart. I just edited my previuos post. its beter in the long run

And if you want to embed them into the body of your post, watch the video by clicking the word screenshot, or you can use bmcharts.com and use the embed code.

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New trade today,

its fantastic how markets behave arround the trand lines. Qucik scalp for 5 ticks

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Saw this trade apearing in Euro futures and entered short in FX (live trade). existed quickly after 10 pips. it still going in my way

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Took a loos today,


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Took a very small loss today (live)
I think I should keep posting my every trade live or not in this journal.I feel like accountable by doing this. feels good.
Eventhough the loos was 0.008 % of my account size I still feel looser..funny though..

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Took a very small loss today (live)
I think I should keep posting my every trade live or not in this journal.I feel like accountable by doing this. feels good.
Eventhough the loos was 0.008 % of my account size I still feel looser..funny though..

Glad to hear it (the accountability, not the loss)

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Glad to hear it (the accountability, not the loss)

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well since no one has told you what your doing wrong and mike is just glad your posting i will tell you,your trying to perdict what the market will do based on the current vol.dont try to trade like this you will never have success at trading like this.just because you have a vol spike doesnt mean the market is ready to change on you,all your lossers where horrible trades.so try learning price action before you mess with vol.you dont know enough about the markets to trade just using vol.and you are not using s/r the right way either,i hope this helps you and you decide to try a different method...sharky

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well since no one has told you what your doing wrong and mike is just glad your posting i will tell you,your trying to perdict what the market will do based on the current vol.dont try to trade like this you will never have success at trading like this.just because you have a vol spike doesnt mean the market is ready to change on you,all your lossers where horrible trades.so try learning price action before you mess with vol.you dont know enough about the markets to trade just using vol.and you are not using s/r the right way either,i hope this helps you and you decide to try a different method...sharky

Hmm thank you very much for your advice. something to think about. Regarding your proposal of trying a different system.. i feel i stick to VSA until i get a hang of it. One mistake I've done upto now is jumping one system to another.

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every time i try to help one of you guys you just tell me thanks but you will stick with your method even though your taken many bad trades,im not telling you to change your method because it is a slow method to learn, im telling you to change your method because your trading it wrong,but do as you will i really dont care...sharky

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every time i try to help one of you guys you just tell me thanks but you will stick with your method even though your taken many bad trades,im not telling you to change your method because it is a slow method to learn, im telling you to change your method because your trading it wrong,but do as you will i really dont care...sharky

oohh snap... you got ofended I think. I cant explain how much I appreciate someone even comenting on my trades. For last couple of days I just loging to my jornal to see wether some one replied or not. Then I find you giving me piece of gold advice.
I was trading more than two years now. The main problem I feel I have was I never stick to one system. I might tried couple of dosen systems now and never stick to one. Thats my main problem I realised. thats why I thought to stick to my method even its harder to learn.

what do you recomend incase of a good method for me anyway?
Your help would be much appreciated.

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